[syn: shaver, electric shaver, electric razor]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Shaver \Shav"er\, n.
1. One who shaves; one whose occupation is to shave.
2. One who is close in bargains; a sharper. --Swift.
3. One who fleeces; a pillager; a plunderer.
By these shavers the Turks were stripped. --Knolles.
4. A boy; a lad; a little fellow. [Colloq.] "These unlucky
little shavers." --Salmagundi.
As I have mentioned at the door to this young
shaver, I am on a chase in the name of the king.
5. (Mech.) A tool or machine for shaving.
A note shaver, a person who buys notes at a discount
greater than the legal rate of interest. [Cant, U.S.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: an adult male who shaves
2: a young person of either sex; "she writes books for
children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term
for youngster" [syn: child, kid, youngster, minor,
shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke,
3: a razor powered by an electric motor [syn: shaver,
electric shaver, electric razor]